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Malala Yousafzai at 6 among FP Top 100 Global Thinkers list

Malala Yousafzai at 6 among FP Top 100 Global Thinkers list

Foreign Policy, an American magazine has placed 15-year-old Pakistani child rights activist Malala Yousafzai at the sixth spot in its top 100 Global Thinkers list. Malala, a victimized school girl, has been honoured by the FP due to [...]

Posted On : Nov, 26 2012 | Comments : 0

Mobile companies directed to ban night packages

Mobile companies directed to ban night packages

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has directed the cellular companies to close all their night calling packages as these are proving to be a cause of social nuisance. The authority cited views conveyed by some segments of th [...]

Posted On : Nov, 21 2012 | Comments : 0

Sindh govt bans car, bike parking near Imambargahs

Sindh govt bans car, bike parking near Imambargahs

Sindh government on Monday issued a notification placing a ban on riding or parking of a motorcycle within a half kilometer of an Imambargah and parking of a car within the radius of one km across Karachi. In a handout issued on Mond [...]

Posted On : Nov, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

PTA bans sale of mobile SIMs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PTA bans sale of mobile SIMs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has banned the sale of cellphone’s Subscriber Identity Modules (SIMs) on Monday in the country’s province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The PTA banned the SIMs on the directives of [...]

Posted On : Nov, 19 2012 | Comments : 0

Pak Army on Karachi roads, likely to take charge during Muharram

Pak Army on Karachi roads, likely to take charge during Muha...

In an unprecedented move on Friday, the Pakistan Army commandos were seen on the streets of Karachi, a metropolitan of Pakistan, along with Rangers and police officials. According to sources, the army officials visited several sites [...]

Posted On : Nov, 17 2012 | Comments : 0

Youtube to be unblocked in Pakistan: PTA chairman

Youtube to be unblocked in Pakistan: PTA chairman

Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Farooq Awan has said that government has decided to lift the ban on YouTube ‘in a few days’. Revealing out the important information for Internet users, Awan said that [...]

Posted On : Nov, 16 2012 | Comments : 0

Mobile phone service suspended in Karachi, Quetta

Mobile phone service suspended in Karachi, Quetta

Pakistan government on Friday suspended the mobile services Karachi and Quetta on Friday amid fears of the possible terror attack on the first day Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar. Rehman Malik on Thursday evening an [...]

Posted On : Nov, 16 2012 | Comments : 0

Be ready to suffer from Dec 1: PTA devises complex system of SIM issuance

Be ready to suffer from Dec 1: PTA devises complex system of...

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has imposed ban on the sale of Subscriber Identification module (SIMs) at the shops from December 1 and now only mobile companies would be authorized to issue SIMs from their franchises. Acc [...]

Posted On : Nov, 15 2012 | Comments : 1

Govt planning to build ‘Malala Schools’ for poor children

Govt planning to build ‘Malala Schools’ for poor children

The government of Pakistan is planning to build ‘Malala Schools’ for poor children to honour the 15-year-old child activist who was shot in the head by the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) gunmen last month. The schools ar [...]

Posted On : Nov, 14 2012 | Comments : 0

Young boy, girl tie the knot as child-marriages continue in Punjab

Young boy, girl tie the knot as child-marriages continue in ...

A 12-year-old girl was married to a 10-year old boy in Sargodha city of Punjab, depicting escalation in the trend of early-age marriages in the most populous province of the country. The marriage was performed between the juveniles b [...]

Posted On : Nov, 13 2012 | Comments : 0

NADRA Launched Smart National Identity Card ( SNIC)

NADRA Launched Smart National Identity Card ( SNIC)

NADRA is proud to introduced start of the art IT based Smart National ID Card (SNIC) to give you a experience of Hi-Tech security solution for protection of your identity. The new chip-based National Identity card is equipped with 36 [...]

Posted On : Nov, 12 2012 | Comments : 0

Urs of Baba Fariduddin Gunj Shakar begins

Urs of Baba Fariduddin Gunj Shakar begins

The fifteen-day annual urs celebrations of great sufi saint Hazrat Baba Fariduddin Gunj Shakar has started in Pakpattan on Sunday. Baba Farid was a 12th-century Sufi preacher and saint of the Chishti order of South Asia. Fariduddin G [...]

Posted On : Nov, 12 2012 | Comments : 0

IDEAS 2012 to kick off from Nov 7 at Expo Centre, Karachi

IDEAS 2012 to kick off from Nov 7 at Expo Centre, Karachi

The 7th of the biennially conducted International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) will commence from November 7 at Karachi Expo Center. Despite the fact that the Exhibition is being held after a gap of 4 Yrs, we have received ov [...]

Posted On : Nov, 07 2012 | Comments : 0

Pakistani girls being blackmailed on Facebook

Pakistani girls being blackmailed on Facebook

Pakistan is one of those countries of Asia where the usage of latest technology, the Internet and social networking is constantly increasing, and hence affecting hundreds of teenage girls and women. Many of them have tried to commit su [...]

Posted On : Nov, 06 2012 | Comments : 0

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